Heart Insight Magazine

Updated:Nov 21,2016
Heart Insight 

For over nine years, Heart Insight has been the award-winning voice of information and inspiration for heart patients and their families with trustworthy guidance for managing your conditions and improving your heart health.
 
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In this issue

For each of the articles below you can choose whether to read them in our digital edition or on the Heart Insight website.





Up & At 'Em! The Benefits of Cardiac Rehab

In the 50s, after a heart attack a patient was likely to have their doctor prescribe 12 weeks of bedrest. Today's patients may not even get 21 hours before they're out of bed. Learn about the benefits of cardiac rehab in part two of our four-part After A Heart Attack series.
Digital Edition | Website




Learning to Trust My Heart Again 
A few weeks after surgery to give me a new coronary artery, I was to begin cardiac rehab in my hometown of Portland. I was scared. No. I was terrified to do anything that would stress my heart. It had betrayed me once, and I did not trust that it wouldn't do it again.
Digital Edition | Website


 

Hungry? Or Coping? Keeping Emotional Eating in Check
Making good food choices is one of the most important things we can do for the health of our hearts. Even so, many of us find ourselves looking for comfort from food.
Digital Edition | Website




Hearts Aquiver
Even if you have it, you may never have felt the quivering atria at the heart of atrial fibrillation (AFib). It can lead to trouble in the form of blood clots, stroke, heart failure or other heart-related complications.
Digital Edition | Website
 

 
Heart Insight Winter 2016 - A Tale of Two Mothers
A Tale of Two Mothers
Janice Taylor lost her mother at age 10, but thanks to technology, her own heart disease did not deprive her daughters of a mother.
Digital Edition | Website

 


 
Departments

Heart News
Newsworthy notes from the world of cardiovascular health.
 
HeartFelt
Our readers share their experiences with heart disease from their own perspective.
 
Life's Simple 7
 Seven simple ways to improve your health and enhance your quality of life. 
 
Life Is Why
Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. These stroke survivors, caregivers and others share their 'whys'. We'd love for you to share yours, too!
 
Simple Cooking
Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. Here are simple, healthy and affordable recipes and cooking tips.
 




 
 
 



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Know Your Medicines

Keeping track of your medicines can be overwhelming. Learn what you can do to take all your medicines safely and effectively in this free supplement from Heart Insight magazine. View and share via your preferred platform:  

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